Vol 24 - Issue 11


ProsBill To Sell Phones From Meizu

by Bob Raikes

French etailer and distributor Prosbill has started the distribution of Meizu smartphones through its reseller network.

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iTunes Rental Gets Simpler

by Bob Raikes

Apple has released a new version (12.6) of iTunes that allows access to movies that have been rented on iTunes on other devices (“Rent once, watch anywhere”), although implementation will need new versions of …

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LG Electronics

LG Updates B6 OLED TVs for Game Play

by Bob Raikes

LG has now released the firmware that supports an HDR game mode on the LG B6 OLED in Europe (LG Plans Firmware Patch for OLED Latency). The firmware is reported to reduce input lag …

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ZTE Nubia M2 & N2 Use OLEDs

by Milos Pavlovic

ZTE has launched three new phones under its Nubia brand, which it sees as its premium line. They all have 5.5″ displays and the M2 has a FullHD OLED and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow …

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ClearChannel tests DooH Screens in Lucerne

by Milos Pavlovic

Clear Channel Switzerland is testing digital signage in Lucerne, Switzerland and has installed dual 75″ outdoor totems, which include touch maps on one side. They will start in operation from April 2017. The company …

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China’s BOE to have world’s largest TFT-LCD+AMOLED capacity in 2019

by Bob Raikes

In a blog post, David Hsieh of IHS Markit has forecast that BOE, which was recently revealed as the panel maker with the highest volume of large LCDs in Q4 for the first time …

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Pegatron Lands Control Computer Orders for Tesla Model 3

by Alan Spencer

Digitimes has announced that Tesla is planning to increase production orders for its Model 3, and has given Pegatron Technology orders for control computers, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. US-based Jabil …

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Comcast Again Stalls Introduction of 4K HDR STBs

by Alan Spencer

Comcast has announced that it is delaying the introduction of its 4K HDR set-top boxes. The company is deliberately doing this until the 4K content landscape becomes clearer. Joshua Seiden, executive director at Comcast …

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Sky Q Gets Enhancements

by Alan Spencer

Sky in the UK has announced that a voice search feature is being added to the Sky Q platform. This should make it quicker and easier for subscribers to find what they want to …

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IHS Forecasts UltraHD Market

by Milos Pavlovic

In a report from a recent SES event, Advanced Television has reported data from IHS Markit on the development of the UltraHD TV market. The current installed base of UltraHD TVs in Europe is …

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Deloitte Survey Shows Binge Watching is Big, Social Media Critical

by Bob Raikes

American consumers’ status as a binge watching, streaming, multitasking nation enters 2017 with strong momentum according to Deloitte’s 11thDigital Democracy Survey. With 84% of Americans on social networks – social media has evolved well …

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Cogeco Connexion Introduces TiVo 4K PVR Service

by Alan Spencer

Cogeco Connexion has introduced a new TiVo 4K PVR allowing its customers in Quebec and Ontario to access UHD TV. Customers will now be able to see UHD images with four times the resolution …

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